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  •    Professional Education Certification Option




The above information and additional Department of Music policies can be found in
the Music Student-Faculty Handbook:  2016-2017 Department Handbook.pdf

HANDBOOK - Field Experience Policies and Forms


To apply for Phase I, II, or III, please use the following link to the Department of Education Professions, and follow the instructions to apply online. Contact the Music Education faculty if you have any questions.



Music Education majors attend MMEA Fall 2017 In-Service Conference

MMEA Fall In-Service Conference

MMEA Fall In-Service

MMEA Fall In-Service Conference

Intro to Music Education Class (Spring 2017)
The class visited South Penn Elementery School in Cumberland, MD, to observe 1st grade music lesson.

Intro to Music Education field trip

NAfME (National Association for Music Education) chapter meeting with David Kauffman, Coordinator of Music, Anne Arundel (MD) County Public Schools (Spring 2017)

Meeting with David Kauffman Spring 2017   Meeting with David Kauffman Spring 2017

Elementary Music Methods Class (Fall 2016)
Dr. Birnie and students led a hands-on workshop on the dulcimer for attendees of the annual Appalachian Festival at FSU.

Elementery Music Methods dulcimer workshop Fall 2016

Seconday Methods Class (Spring 2016)
Drumming session with Mr. Gary Phillips and Guitar session with Mr. Patrick Sise

Secondary Methods Class African drummeing Spring 2016

Secondary Methods Class guitar session Spring 2016

Spring 2015
Dr. Marlatt Music Ed Guest Lecturer  Dr. Marlatt Music Ed Guest Lecturer

Dr. Jeffrey Marlatt, Guest Lecturer for Music Education
Dr. Marlatt is Director of Music Education and Associate Professor of Music at Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA.  He lead an interactive session titled "Why Music?" and workshop titled "The Developmental Recorder".

You must audition on Thursday, February 15, 2018 to be considered for any music scholarships.